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Notice to Seventh District.
pledge to uphold the rules and regulaThe Executive Council has selected tions of subordinate unions, as well as Mr. H. G. Martin (secretary-organizer those of the International, can not conof Chicago Typographical Union No. 16) sistently and honestly do other than opto fill the position of organizer for the pose the electrotypers' movement, which above-mentioned district made vacant by has for its present center Boston. reason of Mr. Maas' resignation. Mr. Martin's address is room 1, 161 Wash
It will be noted that in the official ington St., Chicago, and all communica
column record is made of issuing charttions for the organizer of the Seventh
ers to the mailers of Kansas City, Mo., District should be addressed to him.
and printers of Alexandria, Va., and As is well known to the craft, union Nashua, N. H. There is every indication and non-union, the International Typo- that we are on the eve of a revival of busigraphical Union issues charters to elec- ness in our trade, and headquarters should trotypers, and is conceded by all labor be informed promptly of places in which organizations to exercise control over that any of our members think a union can be trade. For some years in New York the successfully maintained. Since writing electrotypers have held aloof from our the above, an application from Pittsfield, organization, and are now busying them- Mass., with eighteen signers, has been selves in an endeavor to establish a national received from Organizer Wilkins. The body with the idea of fomenting dissen- charter will be issued at once. sion in our ranks. While these people affect to believe the International Union As the officers are required to be in is of no benefit to them and that printers Colorado Springs four days previous to are "sharks” who dominate it to the det- the convention opening, headquarters riment of allied craftsmen, they are not will be closed from and after Monday, slow to take advantage of our prestige October 5. Arrangements have been and use our name when it suits their made with the postoffice authorities for purpose. This is an unprincipled pro- forwarding all letters, etc., to the Springs. ceeding and, apart altogether from the Every effort will be put forth to answer fact that we should steadily work for a correspondence promptly, but the avoidconcentration of labor's forces, is suffi- ance of delay is an impossibility and local cient to warrant every International Typo- officials need not feel alarmed if they do graphical Union man from withholding not receive receipts and acknowledgments support and showing active hostility to as expeditiously as usual. Owing to the the electrotypers' propaganda of disinte- great distance between the convention gration. No compromise middle course city and Indianapolis the next JOURNAL can be pursued. The International re- will probably not contain the usual semiserves to itself the right to issue charters monthly financial statement, but it is to electrotypers and any other body is hoped we will be able to have financial outside the pale of legitimate trades- matters squared up to date in the issue unionism. Members who have taken a November 1.
The usually accurate and always speedy trator, Dark Horse, Merchant, Turk's make-up of the JOURNAL sacrificed the Head, Sandow, Pansy Bouquet, Sweet first quality in order to enhance his repu- Repose, K. W. & S. Cuba's, Waitt & tation as a swift in the last issue and in- Bonds No. 1, Speckled Beauties, Rose's serted Treasurer Dailey's report before it Gilt Edge, Sweet Marie, Minnesota Queen, had been corrected. As is usual the error Fauntleroy, Cameo, Reputation, Picador, was not discovered until after the first Reception, Our Boys, La Tampa, Our side had been run off. With two ex- Pledge, Franklin McVeagh's Diamond ceptions the mistakes are trivial, and Crown. The safest way is to smoke none those that amount to anything are but blue label cigars. ludicrous as to convince any reasonable
DENVER TYPOGRAPHICAL UNION No. mind of their being errors at first reading.
49 has made elaborate arrangements for The second item in Coffey & Shafer's
the entertainment for three days at Denbill reads: “10 lbs, butter, $8.64 ;" this
ver of all the visiting delegates after the equals 8614 cents per pound, and it is
business session at Colorado Springs is hardly necessary to say Superintendent
over. Clark has not inaugurated a system of
The program will consist of a ride
over the "Famous Loop," together with furnishing such high-class dairy product
a visit to the Smelters and “trolley rides” to the inmates; the explanation is that
about the city. The delegates will thus the words just quoted constitute a doub
be given an opportunity to see all the inlet. The fourth and fifth items under the side head of Shields-Morley Grocery plains. For the evening, such amuse
teresting points of the Queen City of the Co.-it is Mosley in our last issue-read
ments suitable for the occasion will be "3 qts. Vanilla extract, $6, 3 doz. lem
provided. The reception committee has ons, $4,” making the inmates consumers
made arrangements with the management of lemons valued at 11 cents apiece. In
of the New St. James hotel for headquartstead of "3 doz, lemons, $4," the item should read “3 ditto, lemon, $4,” which,
ers, a special rate of $2 per day has been
obtained for this occasion. as every one will see, means 3 quarts of lemon extract at $4. The JOURNAL re
The friends of the Miehle Printing grets being compelled to make the cor
Press and Manufacturing Company will rection, but consoles itself with the re
be gratified to learn that, though some flection that mistakes occur in the best
legal complications arose early in the of well-regulated families.
month, embarrassing the firm for a few
hours, the manufacturing of their superb The Blue Label. Michael Raphael of New York has been
and unequaled presses is still going on. in Indiana for several weeks, working in
It may not be amiss to say at this point the interest of the cigarmakers' blue
that the Miehle press is conceded by label. He draws a truly deplorable pict- competitors to be the best product of the
kind in the world. ure of the tenement house and child labor conditions in the east, and depicts One of the many features of entertainin true colors the evil effects of smoking ment proposed by Colorado Springs Typcigars coming from these pest-holes. ographical Union for the entertainment These, with prison-made goods, give our of delegates is a trip to Cheyenne Canon friends of the cigarmakers' union serious on Sunday the 11th inst., immediately trouble. One firm, especially, is men- after noon. Cheyenne Canon is one of tioned as leading in spreading disease the most beautiful spots in Colorado, and broadcast, that of Kerbs, Wertheim & all delegates should avail themselves of Schiffer of New York. The brands on this opportunity to see the Seven Falls sale by this scab firm are the General and enjoy a half day with the members Arthur, Round Trip, Bank Note, Arbi- of No. 82.
The Canton (Ohio) Record will be pro
Correction of a Misstatement. duced by a union force ere this JOURNAL
I have noticed in recent issues of differreaches its readers, and as is mentioned ent trade publications and railroad cirin our correspondence, the Hartford Post culars articles that convey the impression has come into the fold. The New York that Typographical Union No. 8 will enMercury, the management of which start- tertain all delegates who may stop in St. ed out with a flourish of trumpets to anni- Louis on their way to the International hilate No. 6 and the allied crafts unions Typographical Union convention. Everyof Gotham, has gone to the journalistic body knows St. Louis's reputation for graveyard. The bumptious manager prob- hospitality, and no doubt all members of ably understands now that the Typograph- our craft stopping here on their way to ical Union is as potent an influence in the Colorado Springs will be properly entermetropolis as in the City of Destiny. He tertained, but I desire to have it underundertook to destroy Duluth union, but
stood that No. 8 has taken no action was compelled to capitulate, and is now
whatsoever in the matter. making a hasty and ignominious retreat
J. J. EARLY, Sec'y No. 8. from the center of printerdom. We pre
St. Louis, Mo. sume some publishing company will en
Heinz Under Censure. gage the services of this alleged and self- By a circular issued from the headstyled union smasher to manage its busi- quarters of the American Flint Glassness, but the directorate should look up workers' Union at Alton, Ill., affiliated his record and judge his future possibili- with the American Federation of Labor, ties by past failures.
it is announced that the Heinz Pickling DELEGATES who desire to see Denver
Company of Pittsburg has declared war should get tickets that read to Colorado
upon union labor, and organized labor Springs via C., R. I. & P. R'y to Denver, generally is requested to refrain from and from Denver to Colorado Springs via handling the goods of that firm. All of D. & R. G. R’y. Then if they desire to
Heinz's goods have the “Keystone" do so, they can go to Colorado Springs trade-mark stamped upon them. Look direct, or return from Colorado Springs
out for the Keystone. direct, or by way of Denver.
TRADE journal advertisers should study and get certificate so that you can get the methods of patent medicine men. return ticket.
Their main capital is advertising, and
they must do it right or fail.
stitution, the following is published: If the government can control a mail
Balance on hand as per statement of August 25, bag and a postroad, why can it not con
$38, 007 16 Receipts to date.
6,945 07 trol a telegraph wire and a telegraph pole?
$15,552 23 There is not a single individual today
9,152 69 that will dare offer an objection to this
$36,399 54 regulation of communication that is not Indianapolis Nat'l Bank claim.
Fletcher's Bank, deposit. interested in a telegraph or press mo- Indiana Nat'l Bank, de posit.
Merchants National Bank, deposit. 3,105 00 nopoly, or is paid for his efforts of re
Columbus No. 220, secured loan. sistance to the reform. Just test one and
Balance on hand
3,514 70 12,241 20
Due by local unions.
A. G. WINES, Sec.-Treas. ADVERTISING is the dynamo of traffic. INDIANAPOLIS, IND., September 25, 1896.
State of Indiana, county of Marion-Subscribed and But see that the power is properly trans- sworn to before me, this twenty-fifth day of September, mitted.
Witness my hand and notarial seal. (SEAL.]
ALBERT SMITH, Notary Public.
Cash on hand..
Attention, Secretaries. The following unions have not filed quarterly reports for the three months ended July 31, 1896. These reports were due not later than August 15, and it is urged that those unions which are delinquent comply with the provisions of section 63 immediately:
4, 6, 7, 9, 13, 15, 16, 19, 28, 31, 33, 31, 37, 40, 48, 49, 51, 54, 55, 61, 65, 69, 71, 73, 74, 79, 87, 90, 94, 96, 98, 101, 106, 115, 122, 124, 125, 126, 127, 133, 134, 139, 140, 141, 147, 149, 151, 157, 161, 171, 172, 179, 185, 187, 189, 192, 191, 198, 207, 209, 210, 211, 214, 215, 216, 217, 221, 233, 234, 240, 241, 244, 247, 252, 253, 257, 261, 262, 261, 270, 271, 274, 275, 278, 281, 282, 283, 289, 290, 292, 295, 303, 307, 309, 310, 311, 315, 318, 320, 322, 324, 325, 328, 330. Stereotypers and Electrotypers, 1, 3, 7, 9, 13, 14, 15, 17, 18, 20, 21, 24. Mailers, 1, 4, 5, 6. Newspaper Writers, 2.
In Memoriam. The following is the report of the committee appointed by the Marshall & Bruce Co. chapel, Nashville, Tenn., to draft resolutions in regard to the death of W. O. Parker :
Whereas, It has been decreed by an all-wise Providence, to which we bow in humble submission, that our honored friend and fellowworkman, W. 0. Parker, should be removed from our midst, and
Whereas, We desire to express the high esteeni in which he was held ; therefore, be it
Resolved, That in the death of W. 0. Parker this chapel has lost one of its most honored and respected members, an industrious workman, and one who labored assiduously for the advancement of his co-laborers; that we deeply deplore his taking away, and tender to his bereaved family our sincere condolence in their sore affliction.
Resolved, That a copy of these resolutions be furnished the family of the deceased ; that they be spread upon the minutes of the chapel, and that a copy be furnished THE TYPOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL for publication. God calls our loved ones, but we lose not wholly
What He has given.
As in His heaven.
ED W. REED, Chairman,
Complimenting the Home. The following action was lately taken by Colorado Springs Typographical Union No. 82:
Whereas, It appears to the members of this union that the business affairs and conduct of the Union Printers' Home are in capable hands; and
Whereas, It is with pleasure we note the efforts being made to beautify the grounds and surroundings of the Home ; therefore, be it
Resolved, That Colorado Springs Typographical Union No. 82 heartily indorses the administration of Mr. C. E. Clark as superintendent of the Home.
Resolved, That these resolutions be forwarded to THE TYPOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL for publication.
Boston Mailers' Union No. 1. The following resolutions were adopted on the death of Thomas J. Fox, at a meeting held at 53 Hanover street, Boston, on September 2, 1896 :
Whereas, Almighty God has taken from our midst our esteemed fellow-member, Thomas J. Fox; therefore, be it
Resolved, That we, the members of Boston Mailers' Union No. 1, while bowing to tlie will of our Heavenly Father, yet sincerely regret the passing away of our esteemed brother, and we extend to his sorrowing relatives our sincere sympathy, and we recognize in his death the loss of a faithful union man; also
Resolved, That the charter of the union be draped for thirty days in respect to the memory of the deceased, and a copy of these resolutions be sent to his relatives, spread upon the records and a copy sent to THE TYPOGRAPHICAL JOUR
WILLIAM G. HARBER, Pres. ROBERT T. ALLEN, Sec’y.
We Don't Patronize. Union workingmen and workingwomen and sympathizers with labor have refused to purchase articles produced by the following firms: Buxton & Skinner, Stationery Co., St. Louis
and Kansas City, Mo. The Terre Haute Gazette. The Arena. The Los Angeles, Cal., Times. New Jersey Gazette, Camden, N. J. Freie Presse, Chicago, Ill. St. Louis Brewers' Association, Lager Beer. American Biscuit Co.'s Biscuits. School Seat Co., Furniture, Grand Rapids. Yocum Bros., Cigars, Reading, Pa. Boston Pilot, Boston Republic. Hamilton-Brown Shoe Co., St. Louis. Daube, Cohen & Co., Clothing, Chicago. Mesker Bros., St. Louis. Clement, Bane Co., Clothiers, Chicago. United States Baking Co. Rochester Clothier's Exchange. Royal Mantel and Furniture Co., Rockford, Ill. Imperial Mill Co., Duluth, Minn. Jos. Biefield and Siegel & Bros., Clothiers, ChiJ. W. Losse Tailoring Co., St. Louis, Mo. Geo. Ehret's Jager Beer. Buffalo Barrels. East India Matting Co., Piqua, O. S. F. Hees & Co., Cigars, Rochester, N. Y.
CONCENTRATE your advertising and make it pointed.